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Farmers’ Market News: Summer Delights | News Release | Old Town North Farmers’ Market

Hi Folks,

Rain or shine, stop by today at the Thursday Old Town North Community Farmers and Artisans Market, Alexandria’s favorite dog friendly market!
Montgomery Park
901 North Royal Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Thursday’s
4:00 – 8:00 PM

Sara of Dream of Goodies continues to expand her offerings, bringing us Paleo Belgium waffles — Yum!! High protein, light and fluffy, and sweetened with organic apple and banana. Just warm them up in the toaster oven.  Also available are pre-baked pizza crust, sweet potato gnocchi, crackers, chocolate avocado frosted brownies, mini cakes with organic berries, banana bread, cupcakes, and assorted cookies.  All of Sara’s offerings are paleo-friendly, gluten free, low glycemic, non-GMO and delicious.

Farmer Lopez and his family continue to bring us fresh veggies and produce from the family farm in Warsaw, Virginia . Last week, he had fresh local corn, peaches, watermelons, cantaloupes, heirloom tomatoes. A true delight! For those with a palate for spice…rumor has it, he may have jicama peppers this week. Several of Old Town’s restaurants are sharing Leonel’s fresh fruits and veggies on their menus. Check out what is in Season in Virginia!

Ana’s Twist promises something new this week to go along with her signature soups, sorbets and fresh baked Empanadas: Fresh juice made with produce from our local farmers! Can’t wait to sample some. Her Ecuadorian Cassava Bread was a big hit last week.

Compost Alex returns to the market next week. Be sure to stop by to learn more about how you can help with the effort to bring a compost drop off site to Alexandria.

Taste of Eurasia sends their apologies and will join us next week.

In The Community
National Farmer’s Market Week begins on Friday, August 3rd through August 10th. We will be offering special discounts and giveaways during our August 9th market. Stay tuned for details!
The Thursday Free Yoga in the Fresh Air continues through September 20th, from 6:00 -7:00pm at the Montgomery Park Gazebo. All are welcome!

Many thanks to out musicians Buzz and Hope Peele of Sally and The Mander for the great performance last week; wonderful to see our neighbors and friends, young and old two and four legged out in the park enjoying the music. Our next Third Thursday Concert is August 16th with Wynne Paris from 7-8pm at the  Montgomery Park Gazebo.

Thank you to our friends, neighbors and local small businesses for supporting the Old Town North Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market.

See you at the market!  Rain or Shine, Year Round!

Thursdays 4:00pm – 8pm
The Montgomery Park
901 North Royal Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Sponsored by the Old Town North Community Partnership with support from the City of Alexandria, MRE Properties, River’s Edge Yoga, Yogis for Positive Change and Alexandria Economic Development Partnership.

www.oldtownnorth.org/farmers-market/


 

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